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Collection Details

Variety: Dalea phleoides var. microphylla

Fabaceae Dalea phleoides var. microphylla
Tiana F. Franklin , Keri McNew, Bob O'Kennon 127

Collection Date: 3 June 2009
Determined By: T. F. Franklin
Determination Date: 3 June 2009
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Tarrant County

Locality Description: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. In smaller clearing to the South of the Northeasternmost clearing on Todd Island, West of river.

Locality Site Specific: Todd Island

DD Latitude: 32.8545

DD Longitude: -97.4814


Habitat Description: In open clearing, receiving full sun. Growing with Tetragonotheca ludoviciana, Opuntia macrorhiza, Hymenopappus artemisiifolius, Cnidoscolus texanus, Monarda citriodora.

Soil Description: Deep sandy Aquilla soils.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Erect herb with compound leaves with very small leaflets. Cylindrical inflorescence spike with red-tipped bristles, narrowing at apex; 4-10 cm long. Open flowers located at base of the spike. White petals, bright yellow anthers. Locally abundant.

Min. Height: 0.4 m

Other Data

Research Site: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Project: Flora of Tarrant County, Texas